CHANNEL ISLANDS: Those Little Ones

Britain's spry, horse-loving Baron Portsea was born 82 years ago on the little island of Jersey, one of the Channel Islands. All the members of his family live there now, with 50,000 other British subjects, under Nazi overlords. They have slim pickings: no salt, jam, sweets. The potato crop goes largely to France. Coffee is made from parsnips.

Last week Lord Portsea begged the House of Lords to let him sail in a 20-ft. trawler (offered by a 77-year-old friend) with a cargo of food for the Jersey islanders. He pleaded: "It is for the children, more especially, that we plead....

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